Anne Edwards was born, raised and educated in middle Saskatchewan. She has worked as a journalist in radio, television and newspapers and as a freelance writer for various magazines. She has co-written three published books: Exploring the Purcell Wilderness, Cranbrook 1905-2005, and The Purcell Suite: Upholding the Wild. She has lived for fifty years in British Columbia where she raised a family of four, instructed and managed at the College of the Rockies for a decade and represented Kootenay constituency for ten years as MLA. She retired from politics and the working world in 1996. She lives in Moyie, BC.